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Empire Company Limited (EMP-A.TO)

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Empire Company Limited

115 King Street
Stellarton, NS B0K 1S0
902 752 8371

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryGrocery Stores
Full Time Employees127,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Michael Bennett MedlinePres, CEO & Director2.57MN/A1963
Mr. Michael H. VelsChief Financial Officer1.21MN/A1962
Mr. Pierre St-LaurentExec. VP & COO - Full Service1.13MN/AN/A
Mr. Simon GagnéExec. VP & Chief HR Officer1.02MN/AN/A
Mr. Vivek SoodExec. VP of Related Bus.es659.07kN/AN/A
Katie BrineDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Douglas B. NathansonSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Andrew WalkerSr. VP of Communications & Corp. AffairsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Sandra SandersonSr. VP of MarketingN/AN/AN/A
Adam SheparskiSr. VP of Fin.N/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CAD.


Empire Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food retail and real estate businesses in Canada. It operates in two segments, Food Retailing, and Investments and Other Operations. The company owns, affiliates, and franchises approximately 1,500 retail stores under various retail banners; and approximately 350 retail fuel locations. It also owns an interest in the Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust, an open-ended real estate investment trust to own, operate, and develop a portfolio of grocery and drug store anchored shopping centers, freestanding stores, and mixed use developments; and various equity accounted interests in Genstar partnerships that develop residential real estate properties in Ontario, Western Canada, as well as in the United States. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Stellarton, Canada.

Corporate Governance

Empire Company Limited’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 6, 2020 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 5.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.